Namenda and Incontinence - from FDA reports


Summary

Incontinence is found among people who take Namenda, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aricept, and have Dementia alzheimer's type . We study 8,808 people who have side effects while taking Namenda from FDA. Among them, 35 have Incontinence. Find out below who they are, when they have Incontinence and more.

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Namenda

Namenda has active ingredients of memantine hydrochloride. It is often used in dementia. (latest outcomes from Namenda 9,519 users)

Incontinence

Incontinence (lack of moderation or self-control) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis (latest reports from 8,819 Incontinence patients).

On Feb, 13, 2017

8,808 people reported to have side effects when taking Namenda.
Among them, 35 people (0.4%) have Incontinence


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Namenda cause Incontinence?

Time on Namenda when people have Incontinence *:

  • < 1 month: 37.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 62.5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Incontinence when taking Namenda *:

  • female: 52.94 %
  • male: 47.06 %

Age of people who have Incontinence when taking Namenda *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 3.85 %
  • 60+: 96.15 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Dementia Alzheimer's Type (10 people, 28.57%)
  • Depression (5 people, 14.29%)
  • Dementia (5 people, 14.29%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (4 people, 11.43%)
  • Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis (3 people, 8.57%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aricept (19 people, 54.29%)
  • Zoloft (6 people, 17.14%)
  • Lexapro (6 people, 17.14%)
  • Exelon (6 people, 17.14%)
  • Wellbutrin (5 people, 14.29%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weakness (13 people, 37.14%)
  • Fall (8 people, 22.86%)
  • Gait Disturbance (7 people, 20.00%)
  • Fatigue (7 people, 20.00%)
  • Memory Loss (6 people, 17.14%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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